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Apple Pro Training Series: Getting Started with Aperture by Estelle McGechie

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Lesson 2. Organizing Images

Goals   Group similar images into stacks and auto-stacks

Create projects and albums

Use the Loupe and Zoom tools effectively

After any shoot, it’s not uncommon for a photographer to sort through hundreds or even thousands of images for a project. Aperture gives you an efficient, intelligent way to deal with large numbers of RAW images at full resolution with incredible display speed.

For this project, we’ll use a wonderful sample shoot of a Tibetan wedding party. Since you already loaded the images when you first opened Aperture, the first thing you’ll want to do is identify the best images and group them in usable ways.

Let’s start by creating a new album and comparing and grouping some of the sample images. Then ...

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